Leonard Bernstein was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist. His music was an eclectic mix of theatre music, jazz and neoclassicism. This diverse Modern period composer created works in virtually all genres. As already stated, Bernstein was an eclectic composer whose music fused elements of jazz, theatre music and neoclassicism, the latter inspired by composers like Copland, Stravinsky, Milhaud, and Gershwin. Some of his works, especially his score for West Side Story, helped bridge the gap between classical and popular music.
Elvis remixes are notorious for dividing fans. Some love them, others hate them. Pragmatically, contemporary remixing of the Elvis catalog is critical for bringing Elvis' vast musical legacy to new and younger audiences. There is no doubt contemporary remixes of Elvis songs is anathema to some fans, particularly many older fans. However, as the massive success of Elvis vs JXL demonstrated in 2002, there is a largely untapped, predominately younger market, for well produced Elvis remixes.
La Vie Electronique is a series of 3-disc CD releases by Klaus Schulze, reissuing material from his limited edition 50-disc CD box set The Ultimate Edition (2000), which itself collected the previously released limited edition multi-disc box sets Silver Edition (1993, 10 discs), Historic Edition (1995, 10 discs), and Jubilee Edition (1997, 25 discs), along with an additional 5 discs. The series began in 2009 with a plan to release all the music from The Ultimate Edition in chronological order. Four volumes were released in 2009, and four more were released in 2010. The next two volumes were released in 2011, with the next two following in 2012…
DIO "Tournado" box set (originally made for the DIO fall 2009 European tour which was cancelled) in a limited edition of 1,500 copies, signed and numbered…
Relaxation is the opposite of tension; something the body uses as its defence against trauma of a physical or emotional nature. These 4CDs of specially recorded relaxation music will aid the quest for tranquillity and calm amid the stains and stresses of modern day life.
What is the meaning of relaxation? Relaxation is the opposite of tension; something the body uses as its defense against trauma of a physical or emotional nature. This 4CD set of peaceful and relaxing music provides the perfect antidote to the stresses and strains of modern life with over 4 hours of music to promote tranquility and calm. A specially compiled set including brand new recordings and quality contemporary music.
The least one can say, is that he leaves no one indifferent. If "La France profonde" identifies totally with the views in his songs, the intelligentsia has found him an ideal scapegoat. Courageous for some, demagogic for others, nothing can detract from his talent as a singer. His sales and sell-out shows speak for themselves. Judge for yourself.
Between 1995 and 1997, Edsel released eight full-length CDs of Marc Bolan's previously unreleased demos, alternate takes, unused and abandoned songs and unfinished recordings. These CDs were deleted in 2001. Since then, copies of the rare original individual releases have changed hands for foolish amounts of money and sellers on Ebay have offered to pirate the entire set! Edsel is now proud to announce the re-issue of all 8 CDs in a limited edition bound book set, with extensive brand new annotation by Mojo writer Mark Paytress, author of the acknowledged definitive Bolan biography “Bolan: The Rise and Fall of a 20th Century Sperstar”.
Vladimir Cosma became a highly regarded and hugely prolific soundtrack composer for the French cinema in the 60s and 70s.
Cosma is a stellar example of the rich traditon of French movie composers, from Auric to Delerue to Desplat. Like them, he seems to effortlessly breathe melodies.